Welcome to the first edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to:
This guide provides the international practitioner and in-house counsel with a
comprehensive worldwide legal analysis of the laws and regulations of data
It is divided into two main sections:
One general chapter entitled Data Protection – a Key Business Risk.
Country question and answer chapters. These provide a broad overview of
common issues in data protection laws and regulations in 29 jurisdictions.
All chapters are written by leading data protection lawyers and industry
specialists and we are extremely grateful for their excellent contributions.
Special thanks are reserved for the contributing editor Bridget Treacy of
Hunton & Williams for her invaluable assistance.
Global Legal Group hopes that you find this guide practical and interesting.
The International Comparative Legal Guide series is also available online at
Alan Falach LL.M.
Group Consulting Editor
Global Legal Group
59 Tanner Street, London SE1 3PL, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7367 0720 / Fax: +44 20 7407 5255
Other titles in the ICLG series include:
Alternative Investment Funds
Cartels & Leniency
Class & Group Actions
Construction & Engineering Law
Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
Employment & Labour Law
Environment & Climate Change Law
Insurance & Reinsurance
Lending & Secured Finance
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Mergers & Acquisitions
Oil & Gas Regulation
Telecoms, Media & Internet